SJCAM SJ4000 Air, a cheap 4K action camera

SJCAM SJ4000 Air

While it is well known that for several years it has been possible to acquire a good action camera without spending a great deal of money, nowadays this trend has grown to the point of being able to record in 4K resolutions without exceeding the 100 euros barrier, such can be an example of SJCAM SJ4000 Air.

SJCAM SJ4000 Air is a mid-range action camera that stands out mainly for its ability to offer all the features most sought-after by users in the times ahead without raising their final price too much. 4K recording capability, built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and a touchscreen on the back are some of its main specifications.

There’s not much to mention about the aesthetic style of this model that hasn’t been mentioned in other options, either from the same brand or from the competition. With a rectangular black format, the most notable features are in its dimensions of only 29.28 × 59.2 × 41 mm so that transport is not a problem.

With regard to the shape of its elements, there is a 2-inch touch screen at the rear that occupies almost the entire surface, so there are no physical control buttons around it and some of them are placed on its side or in front of it for its remarkable on/off button.

As usual, the SJCAM SJ4000 Air camera includes a wide variety of mounting accessories so that any outdoor activity you want to perform can be completed without major problems. When making underwater recordings, there is a transparent external casing that prevents water from entering the water or damage by strong blows (supports up to 30 meters deep).

Action cameras of this type are the ideal complement for high-risk sports. Specially designed for the most demanding situations, it allows you to capture high speed actions, portray the best descent of a mountain or the step by step of a rafting session without missing details. In this opportunity, the SJ4000 convinces both by design, quality, versatility and being one of the most economical models that meet without renouncing any quality.

In technical terms, the sensor included in the SJ4000 incorporates a wide-angle sensor that captures images up to 170º so that almost nothing that happens in front of the camera stays out of the picture. Inside, mention is made of the combination of an Allwinner V3 + Sony 175 chipset that works in real time to deliver a seamless experience at all times.

Compared to another more complete model like the SJCAM SJ8, here the maximum resolution allowed is 4K (3200 x 1800 pixels) at a rate of 30 frames per second, similar to the standard 2.7k (2688 x 1520 pixels). If you want to upload fps, it is recommended to choose Full HD (at 60 fps) and in HD 720p there is an option of up to 120 fps that can be really useful to get slow motion shots without losing even a small fragment.

Finally, those who also want to take pictures with this equipment, it is feasible to change its configuration to achieve sizes up to 16 megapixels (minimum 2 MP) in the traditional JPG format.

To complete everything the SJCAM SJ4000 Air has inside, it is feasible to embed a traditional microSD memory card that will increase its storage space to 64GB. For this maximum capacity, it is worth clarifying to users that only Class 10 units (maximum read and write speed) are supported.

For your battery, the same USB 2.0 interface is used to access your video and photo content from a computer when recharging. With a standard 5V/1A current standard and a charging time of approximately 3 hours, it is possible to achieve a recording autonomy of up to 70 minutes continuous in Full HD resolution thanks to its capacity of 900 mAh.

Finally, there is availability of Wi-Fi connectivity that makes it feasible to connect from different devices such as mobile phones with Android and iOS operating systems and computers to remotely manage the camera, observe in real time what is being captured, and even make file transfers without the need for cables.


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